Pawaa named as top 10 most innovative companies at RSA Conference
Pawaa Named Finalist For ‘Most Innovative Company’
Friday, January 28, 2011: Pawaa Software announced today that it has been named one of 10 finalists for the ‘Most Innovative Company at RSA® Conference 2011’ contest, part of Innovation Sandbox, a unique half-day program representing today’s best new security solutions.
Bangalore, India. Pawaa Software, founded by Prakash Baskaran in 2007, is a Bangalore-based data security solutions provider. The company has a vision to redefine information security by pioneering a universally applicable information security paradigm that simplifies enterprise information security through intelligent and effective end-user security management, transforms consumer (individual) information security and catalyzes information security management for futuristic technologies such as cloud computing.
Pawaa’s information security paradigm is based on building information security ground-up by embedding security intelligence into the very information unit, be it file (any format or content), web (web content), or screens (of applications). Pawaa has created the first ever FILE format called pawaaFILE meant ONLY for Information security that possesses the intelligence to execute information security capabilities at the level of a file agnostic to the content, format, operating environment and underlying transaction and application technologies. pawaaFILE is capable of advanced rights management controlling various user operations at the file and file-content level, most advanced encryption without Key Exchange, comprehensive logging and reporting of file and file-content level operations, and enforcement of location and time policies beyond the enterprise perimeter to ensure lifecycle file security and control.
“It gives us immense pleasure as we are the first Indian company to be nominated for such a prestigious award,” said Prakash Baskaran, Founder, Pawaa Software commenting upon being nominated to the “Most Innovative Company at RSA® Conference 2011″ contest. “Pawaa’s showcase innovation in RSA 2011 is centered on pawaaFILE that is pioneering advanced information security capabilities in a file that can significantly enhance the levels of data leak prevention at lowest costs, enable rapid recovery from security breaches and offer superior forensics based on accurate and effective audit trails.”, added Mr. Baskaran.
“Security threats are more varied and elaborate than ever before, creating major challenges for today’s security professional,” said Sandra Toms LaPedis, Area Vice President and General Manager of RSA Conference. “For the past 20 years, the commitment of RSA Conference has been to bring together the smartest people in the field to address these challenges. With this award, RSA Conference commends the companies and individuals that are driving the next stage of security innovation.”
The “Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2011” winner will be decided at the conclusion of Innovation Sandbox, after each finalist gives a 3 to 5-minute presentation to a panel of judges including Asheem Chandna of Greylock Partners; Gerhard Eschelbeck of Webroot; Renee Guttmann of Time Warner Inc.; Paul Kocher of Cryptography Research, Ray Rothrock of Venrock and Hugh Thompson, Program Committee Chair for RSA Conference 2011.